Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces guerkeanus

Uromyces guerkeanus Hennings, 1893

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Lotus


No host plant alternation, uredinia and telia. Uredinia cinnamon to chocolate brown, generally epiphyllous, often in a circle around a central sorus; spores 21-22 x 22-23 µm with 3-6 germination pores. Telia blackish brown; spores 2-celled, 18-21 x 20-23 µm, wall to a varable degree with warts, arranged in rows.


Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Lotus arabicus, creticus, ornithopodoides.


Brandenburger (1985a: 289), Gäumann (1959a), Losa Quintana (1972b).


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